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Wednesday, 8 April 2015

08th Apr 2015: Promise of more to come

Early this morning it was still and bright and the water was like a mirror, absolutely stunning.

Despite conditions being great for migrants and the south and west coast seemingly heaving with new arrivals in the last few days there is little action here. A Little Ringed Plover was on the western bank, and was seen shortly after 8 am flying to the north west having been flushed by a dog walker.

However, there was a report of two on the western bank again at noon (Ian Rowe). So maybe there were a few through today? There were a few obviously new Blackcaps around with at least three singing birds dotted around in the scrubby areas.

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